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absolutely useless fact

Both words "database" and "dataset" are written (on a qwerty keyboard) with the left hand !

that's it... nothing more

Posted On Friday, February 29, 2008 12:47 PM

Virtual Server 2005 breaks Visual Studio 2008 WebServer on Vista
This weekend, I had this bright idea to install Virtual Server 2005 R2 on my Vista dev box at home to test a theory. Well, it seems to break Visual Studio's WebServer. When trying to run or debug an ASP.Net application, I was hit by a "WebDev.WebServer.exe has stopped working". I tried many things, as you can imagine, but a few were: - Reboot - Un-installed Virtual Server 2005 - Un-installed/re-installed the Web Development Feature from the VS installation. - Re-ran the various combinations of aspnet_regiis.exe ......

Posted On Wednesday, February 20, 2008 8:49 PM

Unit Testing = good
God I love writing Unit Tests. I either find bugs in code, bugs in my unit tests (darn cut and pastes), or bugs in my head. Let me explain in a second. I like TDD. I also like, TAD (Test After Development) or the one I use the most these days: TASAYC (Test As Soon As You Can) The benefit of using TASAYC, is that you're creating unit tests about code you haven't touched in quite a while. You either write the wrong unit tests because of "bugs in my head", the wrong unit tests because of assumptions ......

Posted On Monday, February 11, 2008 4:07 PM

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